Du Barry Was a Lady Poster

Release Date: 1943

DVD Release Date: June 19th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
In this adaptation of a Cole Porter Broadway musical, star singer May (Lucille Ball) wants to marry a rich man, but her heart belongs to a penniless dancer named Alec (Gene Kelly). Louis Blore (Red Skelton), who has just won a fortune through a sweepstakes, promptly marries May. However, after Louis accidentally has a laced drink, he has a fantastic dream in which he, May and Alec are members of the royal French court. Once Louis awakens, he begins to reconsider his relationship with May.

Cast: Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Douglas Dumbrille, Rags Ragland, Donald Meek, George Givot, Zero Mostel

Director: Roy Del Ruth

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Love triangle, New York City, 1940s, Sacrifice, Rivalry, Temptation, Charming